Welcome to the Bristol Hotel blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our boutique hotel in downtown San Diego. Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the city's latest happenings, including nearby attractions such as the Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, the San Diego Zoo, Petco Park and more.
The 2014 baseball season in San Diego begins on March 30th at Petco Park! The Los Angeles Dodgers truck down Interstate 5 to continue their Southern California rivalry against the Padres. This year, Petco Park celebrates its tenth anniversary since its inaugural season in 2004. Continue reading
You and the rest of the family will enjoy exploring over 40 of the city's top museums at half-price. Pick up your free pass at Macy's, and then reap in the savings throughout February as you visit the region's museums, historical societies, and cultural centers, including the Oceanside Museum of Art and San Diego Children's Discovery Museum. Continue reading
Art aficionados will relish the chance to view some of the world's greatest carvers and wildlife artists at the annual California Open Wildlife Arts Festival. This year's event, scheduled on February 15-16, will feature wildlife artist Carolyn Wolf-Russell as well as carving competitions, art exhibits, auctions, vendors, and antique decoys. Continue reading
Don't let your sweetie go unnoticed this Valentine's Day. Plan a special romantic getaway on February 14 with our hotel's Romance Package, featuring overnight accommodations, sparkling wine, long-stemmed red roses, and chocolates. Afterward, you two can head out for a day of sightseeing with a whale-watching tour or a hot air balloon ride. Continue reading
Come be a part of one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations in southern California this February. Held in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, this all-night party includes 20 of the area's hottest restaurants, nightclubs, and bars. Expect Double Deuce, Onyx, the Keating Hotel, and Greystone Steakhouse, to name a few. Continue reading